Sightseeing in Switzerland and Italy

June 27-29, 1927. Lucerne, Switzerland, views of the lake of Lucerne. 01:30:49 The Palace Hotel with mountains in BG. Covered bridge and the marketplace at Lucerne. Street scenes, bicycles, pedestrians crossing a bridge, Swiss flag on a building. Very brief CU of Carl. Lakeside views as the family travels to the Rigi tourist mountain with […]

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Prewar Jewish life in Alsace-Lorraine; tourist views

June 8-15, 1927 in Ingwiller (the family stayed at the Hotel de la Gare in Alsace-Lorraine). Stone house in Ingwiller, France where August Levy grew up. Emilie and Robert play. Street life in the village – cow pulling a wagon with passengers moves along the town’s main road passing “Epicerie et Mercerie” shop. 01:03:07 CUs […]

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Prewar Jewish life in Alsace

The Levy family took a final trip back to Ingwiller from Baden-Baden by automobile. Cross via a pontoon bridge – the bridge was taken apart and reassembled for the car to cross. Bridge at Strasbourg. 01:28:30 Group shot of the entire Levy family together in Ingwiller. Carl waves to camera. Cart and wagon in town, […]

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Levy family aboard SS France en route to Europe

Levy family descends steps of the family home at 690 North Crescent in Cincinnati, Ohio.;01:00:34 Aboard “SS France” ship from May 21-28, 1927. The family spent seven days on the ship sailing from the New York harbor on May 21, 1927. Children walk toward and wave at the camera. CU, young Emilie Jane smiles for […]

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Levy family on SS France – departure and arrival in France

Levy family on the SS France ship from May 21-28, 1927. Crowds gathered on the French Line pier in New York to see the SS France depart on May 21, 1927. New York harbor and Statue of Liberty. At leisure on the boat walking toward the camera: Lou Hartman on left with August Levy;Clara Levy […]

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Levy family on SS Rotterdam returning to US

SS Rotterdam” ship at sea. The travelers took this boat back to New York (July 20-29, 1927). The family boards the boat. Emilie Jane in her father’s arms. Robert and Sally, August and Hartman, and Robert and Carl play shuffleboard. Emilie Jane plays with a small sandbox on the ship deck. Robert, August, and Dora […]

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Levy family visits spa in Baden-Baden

In Baden-Baden, Germany, Robert and Clara Levy walking. Children and the family visiting the gardens and the spa where they spent a week. 01:26:46 CU, Carl Henry Levy. 01:27:04 CU, Emilie Jane and governess. LS, Europaeischer Hotel where the family stayed. Drinking hall with columns. 01:27:30 CU, Clara Levy

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Sightseeing in Paris

In Paris, Lou Hartman with August Levy standing at an outdoor cafc. The family converses and takes a walk. 01:20:47 The Palace at Fontainebleau. Statue in the square near the Fontainebleau. 01:21:37 The family tours the Palace of Versailles. Robert Levy at a cafc table. 01:22:00 Family aboard “Rubber-neck Buses” for tourists to see the […]

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